http://www.brothersonsports.com/dea...-should-avoid-drugs-and-alcohol-at-all-costs/ BOSS Sports | Death wish 101: Four reasons black men should avoid drugs and alcohol at all costs brothersonsports.com by Dr Boyce Watkins You ever wonder why hip-hop music is the genre that is most uniquely focused on big, white corporations paying black men to brag about how high and drunk they are? You think this is a coincidence? Sorry, but it’s not. There is a reason why an artist rapping about smoking and drinking will usually get a deal before a rapper who spits about being intelligent and hard-working. Much of this is because there are people who have a vested interest in seeing black men weak and easily built for incarceration or execution. To understand where I’m coming from, think about the actions of a pimp. When a pimp is seeking to control his hooker, one of the things he might do is keep his “employee” high, dependent, thoughtless and off-balance. If he/she needs their pimp for the drug and has a frazzled mind, the pimp will always have control. So, the point here is that America has been working to consistently pimp the black man (slavery was the ultimate form of pimping), and one of the ways they do it is by promoting imagery designed to make you want to be a high/drunk/ignorant/violent super thug.